• London hasn't recorded more than 100 Covid-19 cases a day for nearly a MONTH

    29 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Data from Public Health England shows that London last recorded 100 or more positive coronavirus tests in a day on May 7, when there were 147; only the South West has gone longer.
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  • Head of UK's Covid-19 test and trace scheme Baroness Dido Harding faces grilling by MPs

    Head of UK's Covid-19 test and trace scheme Baroness Dido Harding faces grilling by MPs

    29 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Baroness Dido Harding, the chief of NHS Improvement and boss of the test and trace scheme, refused to say how successful the system had been in its first week after launching on Thursday.
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  • A ‘Negative' COVID-19 Test Should Not Give You Too Much Peace Of Mind

    A ‘Negative' COVID-19 Test Should Not Give You Too Much Peace Of Mind

    29 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    One of the hardest parts of this ongoing pandemic is accepting that A) we're going to hear things we don't want to hear, and B) there is still a lot we don't know. That's just the reality of continuously evolving medical science-medical science that saves lives every day. Most recently, we have learned about a new piece of this confusing coronavirus puzzle , and it's about testing. Negative testing results, to be precise. And this is one of those informational pieces you may not want to hear, but you need to. And honestly, once you really think about it, this is actually common...
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  • New detection platform may help speed up viral diagnosis

    New detection platform may help speed up viral diagnosis

    29 days ago - By News Medical

    The prompt, precise, and massive detection of a virus is the key to combat infectious diseases such as Covid-19.
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  • Number of heart attack patients has dropped over 50% during COVID-19 outbreak

    29 days ago - By News Medical

    The number of heart attack patients seeking urgent hospital care has dropped by more than 50% during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to an extensive worldwide survey by the European Society of Cardiology .
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  • Top in endocrinology: Diabetes and COVID-19, hypothyroidism, postmenopausal osteoporosis

    29 days ago - By Healio

    Results of a large study showed that 10% of patients with diabetes who were hospitalized with COVID-19 died and 20.3% required intubation within 7 days of admission. It was the top story story in endocrinology last week.
    Another top story was about a study that showed hypothyroidism was more prevalent among adults who worked more hours per week.
    Read these and more top stories in endocrinology below:
    10% of people with diabetes, COVID-19 die within 7 days of hospital admission
    The first large study assessing outcomes among people with diabetes hospitalized for COVID-19 shows that 10% of
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  • No New COVID Sufferers, 300 Asymptomatic, After Wuhan-Wide Tests

    29 days ago - By Medscape

    The Chinese city of Wuhan has found no new cases of people suffering from COVID-19 after testing almost its entire population, and 300 asymptomatic carriers of the virus, officials said on Tuesday.
    Reuters Health Information
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  • New COVID-19 test speeds up access to

    29 days ago - By News Medical

    The first analysis of a new point-of-care "nucleic acid test" for SARS-CoV-2 in a UK hospital setting shows these machines dramatically reduce time spent on COVID-19 'holding' wards - allowing patients to be treated or discharged far quicker than with current lab testing set-ups.
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